Linking between files
When you link to or mention another file from somewhere in Whimsical, that file will display a backlink to the file where it was linked from. This makes it easy to navigate between files and see how they connect.
For example, if you add a link to a doc from a board:
The doc will automatically have a backlink to the board:
Where will I see backlinks?
- Backlinks work in Docs and Boards.
- You'll also see backlinks added to any comments which mention a file. 👌
- If you use GitHub, it is possible to show backlinks to pull requests, issues and comments by installing the GitHub app.
- In Docs, you can see backlinks in the header menu and also at the bottom of the file:
If someone does not have access to the file where the link or mention was added, they will not see the backlink.
Linking to specific objects or blocks
To copy a link to a specific object (in a board) or block (in a doc), select the item you'd like to link to and choose "Copy link to Block/Object" under the ... (three dots) menu:
Find out more in this article about Linking to Sections and Objects.